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Golden Globe Awards, The

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GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS, THE. This annual award is given each January by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to honor excellence in film and television. Its members are foreign correspondents that cover Hollywood for publications outside the U. S. The award ceremony is a highly anticipated, star-studded event that is televised around the world. Past African American winners include: Sidney Poitier, actor in leading role, Lilies of the Field , 1963. James Earl Jones, new male star of the year, The Great White Hope , 1970. Isaac Hayes, original score, Shaft , 1971. Diana Ross, new female star of the year, Lady Sings the Blues , 1972. Louis Gossett Jr., actor in supporting role, An Officer and a Gentleman , 1982. Stevie Wonder, original song, “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” Woman in Red , 1984. Lionel Richie, original song, “Say You, Say Me,” White Nights , 1985. Whoopi Goldberg, actress in leading role, The Color Purple , 1985. Denzel Washington, actor in supporting role, Glory , 1989. Morgan Freeman, actor in leading role: musical/comedy, Driving Miss Daisy , 1989. Whoopi Goldberg, actress in supporting role, Ghost , 1990. Angela Bassett, actress in leading role: musical/comedy, What’s Love Got to Do with It? 1993. Denzel Washington, actor in leading role: drama, The Hurricane , 1999. Jamie Foxx, actor in leading role: musical/comedy, Ray , 2005.

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